Tuesday, February 10, 2015

a little sunshine and books

 Collective Concepts top, hand-me-down from cousin
cardigan, Gap Outlet
trouser jeans, Macy's
earrings, gift from sis

     The day before I wore this outfit, it was gray and gloomy all day. With that in mind, I picked an outfit in sunny hues for the next day. Turns out, the next day was bright and lovely! But who doesn't mind a little extra sunshine?


    I don't wear this top much, but every time I do, I appreciate anew the little patterns in the stripes.

    I just read a great children's book called "Crunch" by Leslie Connor. The author posits a world very much like ours, except there is a nationwide fuel shortage. This strands the main character's parents far away, and he and his siblings - ages 6 to 18 - must stick together until their parents return. I think it would be a great book to spark conversation about the future of our planet. It's also just plain fun to read - lots of very warm family relationships and a mystery to solve, as well.

6 comments:

  1. Yellow looks great in Winter. Sunny and bright. Great look here, Carrie. And the subject of the book would be good to discuss.

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  2. Oh, you look absolutely lovely in yellow! I love bright colors in winter and this just makes me happy!

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  3. The earrings are really pretty and the yellow does make the outfit look bright and happy


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  4. Thanks, Ally! Gas prices have been dropping, and while as a commuter that makes me happy when filling up, I can't help but think of the long-term consequences of our reliance on fossil fuels.

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  5. Thank you, Gracey! I heard someone who is a makeup artist/stylist recently state that no one looks good in yellow, but I disagree. I think it's a cheery color and life is too short to wear _only_ neutrals.

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  6. Thanks, Kat! These earrings are a little bigger and heavier than what I'm used to, so I don't wear them as much as my other pairs. They make great statement earrings, however!

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